Fatima Burney, 14, of Fort Worth, and Marwa Qudah, 17, of Katy, are faced with anti-Muslim protesters during the Texas Muslim Capitol Day Jan. 29 in Austin. Hundreds of Muslims from around Texas gathered for the Council on American-Islamic Relations rally and to talk to lawmakers
Fatima Burney, 14, of Fort Worth, and Marwa Qudah, 17, of Katy, are faced with anti-Muslim protesters during the Texas Muslim Capitol Day Jan. 29 in Austin. Hundreds of Muslims from around Texas gathered for the Council on American-Islamic Relations rally and to talk to lawmakers Jay Janner AP
Fatima Burney, 14, of Fort Worth, and Marwa Qudah, 17, of Katy, are faced with anti-Muslim protesters during the Texas Muslim Capitol Day Jan. 29 in Austin. Hundreds of Muslims from around Texas gathered for the Council on American-Islamic Relations rally and to talk to lawmakers Jay Janner AP

Bud Kennedy

April 07, 2015 8:45 PM

For religious liberty, but against Shariah? The Lege can’t decide

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